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Whether you are in an abusive relationship, or if you are worried about a friend, these resources can help you get the information and help you need.
Mike, a former police detective with the Philadelphia Police Department, has been working as the police liaison for Women Against Abuse, so that he can help survivors in ways he couldn’t as a detective.
Former emergency shelter resident Dana*, intelligent and bright-spirited, worked hard for her credentials.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
Doreen Davis is a longtime supporter of Women Against Abuse who has used her expertise in traditional labor law to assist WAA for over two decades.
“We were just a couple trying to make a relationship work,” reflected Laticia.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
Dick MacKay knows the real reason for the holiday season—to bring hope to families in need.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
“This is not OK; this is not who I will be; I will love my children; violence will not be allowed in my home.”
If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline: